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The WEEE regulations – a bit about what is in scope

All lamp types, such as all types of fluorescents (tubes, compact fluorescents), HID (high intensity discharge), all retrofit LED, LED tape/strips sold on their own, and end user replaceable LED modules are in scope. Refer to the Recoligt Resource Centre for a full list However, some lamps...

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WEEE collection services from Recolight

Recolight have been providing a lamp recycling service for over 10 years, but did you know, we also provide a  WEEE collection and recycling service for: Luminaires Portable batteries And other electrical items Because we operate as a non-profit organisation, we can provide the Recolight Extra...

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The WEEE Regulations and lighting in scope

The official definition of EEE (Electrical and electronic equipment):  Products that are dependent on electric currents or electromagnetic field in order to work properly are in scope i.e. when the current is off, the equipment cannot fulfil its basic function. Electrical and electronic products are not...

domestic light fittings in scope of WEEE regulations

Domestic light fittings and the WEEE regulations

Domestic light fittings (household luminaires) come into scope of the WEEE regulations in January 2019. This means producers will need to comply with the regulations and join a compliance scheme. The introduction of Dual Use classification in 2015 meant that light fittings which could be used...

Household luminaire producers – get ready for WEEE compliance

From the beginning of January 2019, household luminaires come into scope of the UK’s WEEE regulations. Manufacturers, importers, and own branders of domestic light fittings will need to comply with the same requirements that other sectors of the electrical industry have met since 2007. Time line...

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